Legendary cricket umpire Dickie Bird will receive an honorary fellowship from Bradford College today.
The president of Yorkshire County Cricket Club (YCCC) will be presented with the award in a graduation ceremony at St George's Hall.
A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a number of burglaries in Barnsley.
Police say on Sunday 29 November between 8.15pm and 6am the following morning, two houses and a car in Pagnell Avenue, Thurnscoe, were reportedly broken into.
A sports bag is said to have been taken from a car parked in the street sometime between 8.15pm on Sunday and 6am Monday morning.
At about 11pm on Sunday, it is believed that an offender broke into a house in the street via the garage and stole a quantity of clothing.
The same offender is then believed to have tried to break into another house at about 10.50pm, but was unsuccessful.
The man, from Thurnscoe, has been bailed pending further enquiries.
There are two lanes closed and very slow traffic due to accident involving two cars on the M1 northbound between J37 at Barnsley/Dodworth and J38 at Darton/Huddersfield.
A 70-year-old man is in hospital after being bound, gagged and threatened at knife point during a robbery at his home in Royston near Barnsley.
It happened on Thursday November 26, when the pensioner answered the door of his home.
A man, who initially said he was from the police and was wearing a balaclava threatened the penioner at knife point forcing him into his flat where he was bound by his hands and feet and his mouth was covered.
The robber escaped with cash and a mobile phone.
The pensioner called for help but was not heard until the following morning when the police were called. He was taken to hospital where he is said to be in a stable condition.
The offender is described as white, around 5ft 6ins tall, with a local accent. He was wearing dark clothing.
The crash on the The Smiler rollercoaster at Alton Towers which seriously injured five people was caused by "human error" and the ride will re-open next year, the theme park's owner Merlin Entertainments has said.
Leah Washington, 18, from Barnsley had to have her left leg amputated after being trapped for hours. Her boyfriend Joe Pugh was also injured in the crash in June.
Police are asking for the public’s help to find a 12-year-old girl who was reported missing yesterday afternoon (Monday 23 November).
Lois Elliott is originally from Liverpool but now lives in Royston, Barnsley.
She was last seen at her school in Kettlethorpe, Wakefield, at around 9.15am.
She was seen getting on a train from Wakefield to Leeds, with the intention of returning to Liverpool.
Lois has not been seen or heard from since, and police are trying to establish where she is to ensure she is safe and well.
She was last seen wearing a black puffa-style jacket, a black crop top, black leggings and fluorescent pink trainers.
She is 5ft 2ins tall, of slim build, with long dark hair with a red tinge, and has a strong Liverpudlian accent.
Ben Parkinson has joined forces with Barnsley-based Help 4 Homeless Veterans charity that supports former members of HM Forces facing homelessness.
The former soldier is the charity's new Patron, his Mum Diane Dernie who fought the MOD to give better help to seriously injured service personnel has also agreed to become a trustee.
Paul Weston, a former army captain who works as a solicitor, Doncaster councillor John Healy are also new trustees. The last new member of the charity is its new CEO - Steve Bentham-Bates, an award winning volunteer of Yorkshire ex-service projects in addition to his role since 1997 as the Regular Forces Employment Association South Yorkshire employment consultant.
With this fresh team I hope that the charity can build upon its success to date helping around 200 Veterans and expand its support initially around South Yorkshire, but in time further afield. There is an ongoing need for this type of help and our charity fully intends to meet the demand when and wherever it can.
Officers investing an armed robbery in Barnsley have released CCTV footage.
At 5.40pm on Monday 16 November, a man entered the Coral Bookmakers in Garden Street, Darfield, reportedly armed with a black handgun.
The man is said to have threatened two members of staff in the bookmakers before stealing about £700 in cash and leaving on foot.
No shots were fired during the incident and no one was injured.
Officers are keen to speak to anyone who may recognise the man in the CCTV image.
The man is described as about 5ft 10ins and of a slender build. He was wearing a fluorescent orange high visibility vest with a black jacket underneath, black gloves and beige combat trousers with black patches between the knee and ankle. He was also wearing a woolly hat and a black scarf to cover his face.
Police investigating an assault near to a Barnsley nightclub have released CCTV footage.
At about 5.20am on Saturday 7 November, a 32-year-old man was assaulted near to the Voudou nightclub in Wellington Street.
The victim, from Barnsley, suffered serious facial injuries as a result of the assault.
Officers are keen to speak to the two men pictured in the CCTV image who they believe could hold important information which could help with enquiries.
The parents of a baby who weighed less than two pounds when he was born are giving their support to an appeal to raise money for the unit they say saved his life.
Nine-month-old Thomas is at home now with his mum and dad after being born three months premature in Barnsley Hospital.
Scott and Janine Meyers say he wouldn't be here without the staff there - and they're urging everyone to support the appeal which aims to raise a million pounds.